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    Robert Bailey's practice primarily involves commercial litigation, general civil litigation, and appellate law.

    Memberships & Awards

    Alumnus of the Year, West Virginia University Institute of Technology and the College of Engineering and Sciences (2008)
    National Moot Court Team
    Virginia Bar's Environmental Law Digest
    Chairman, White Book (honor system) Review Committee

    Key Experience

    Defended city, county, and state police departments in civil rights cases
    Obtained writ of coram nobis to secure expungement of records in client's family member's immigration proceeding
    Assisted with pleadings, briefing, and complicated discovery issues on claim by client against a former manager accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the client

    Work Experience

    2002 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2000-2001 Clerk, The Honorable Robert C. Chambers, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
    2001-2002 Clerk, The Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    1985-2000 Sole proprietorship, providing computer programming and laboratory consulting for pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing companies

    Speaking Engagements

    Contributed to EMLF journals and symposia on topics including "flagrant" MSHA penalty and employee electronic privacy

    "Employee Privacy Rights: Employer Monitoring and Investigating Employees' Electronic Activities and Communications," Volume 32, Chapter 3, EMLF Annual Institute Proceedings